For some in the UK, collective defined contribution (CDC) pensions are a desirable Dutch import that should be applied more widely. Many are sceptical
Risk, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. The first half of February surprised markets with a sudden collapse in the value of risky assets followed by a rebound
As the risk of a no-deal Brexit comes into focus, attention is turning to ways to mitigate the damage across financial services, including asset management and pensions
The EU’s securitisation package has finally passed through the European Parliament and Council. However, the new rules will not be applied until January 2019
ESG investing is a hot topic in the US pension fund industry. “One dollar out of five from institutional investors is going into ESG investing”
The tax reform signed by President Donald Trump last December is having quite an impact on the US pension industry
“The potential impact of climate change on investments should be considered at least on an annual basis”
“CFA curriculum material should become more future-oriented and address awkward topics”
When diagnosed with life-threatening conditions, we can be devastated, run from the diagnosis or embrace it and adapt. No prizes for guessing the smarter choice. The same goes for investment decision-makers today
Carillion, the UK construction company that collapsed recently, reminds us, once again, that investment is yet far from being a credible profession
Around the beginning of the 2000s enthusiasm for pension funding was at a high. As Germany took measures to unwind the cosy ‘Rhineland capitalism’ cross-share-holdings, book reserve pension liabilities seemed like yesterday’s solution
This spring marks 20 years since the first issue of IPE. Our founders Piers Diacre and Fennell Betson started this publication with an assumption that funded pension systems would become more widespread in time, leading to increased diversification and a need for clear, well-researched and well-presented information.
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